Gingrich defends government shutdown in advising GOP to absolutely stop passage of spending bill Video ››› December 16, 2010 3:43 PM EST ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the December 16 edition of Fox News Channel's Happening Now: Loading the player reg... Previously: Fox's MacCallum suggests it wouldn't be "the end of the world" if "the government stops operating for a little while" Limbaugh calls for a government shutdown Plenty of Republicans are talking about a government shutdown, despite what Limbaugh says Right-wing "cannot wait" for gov't shutdown, "just like in '95 and '96" Short Link copy link Network/Outlet Fox News Channel Person Newt Gingrich Show/Publication Happening Now We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.